Accessibility

Paratransit systems, accessible equipment and technology, mobility programs and practices.


Bus

Bus news, articles, research, vehicles, technology and projects.


Management & Operations

People, best practices, system profiles and how-to articles.


Motorcoach

The Motorcoach Transit Channel provides information on the latest motorcoach news, with research, reports and industry links. With all the technological and equipment innovations being developed, examine which ones make sense to implement in your motorcoach operation to enhance cost savings, optimize operational efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction. Keep informed of the latest safety and emissions regulations, government legislation and funding issues impacting the motorcoach industry.


Rail

Rail news, articles, research, rolling stock, technology and projects.


Sustainability
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Alternative fuels, eco- friendly technologies, TOD and LEED-certified facilities.


University

The University Transit Channel focuses on the needs of university transportation professionals. This channel offers practical, timely information for bus operators at colleges and universities in North America. University transit leaders discuss funding and cost saving measures unique to university transit systems. Articles examine the challenges of promoting university transportation systems to a transient student population and explain how university transit systems can be integrated with other local and regional transit providers.

White Papers

Factors in Transit Bus Ramp Slope and Wheelchair-Seated Passenger Safety Nearly 3 million U.S. adults are wheelchair or scooter users1, and as the population ages this number is expected to rise. Many wheelchair users rely upon public transportation to access work, medical care, school and social activities.

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

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